Archive for the tag 'Sudbury Hall'

8 Comments CherryPie on May 27th 2011

Sudbury Hall is largely the creation of George Vernon who succeeded to the estate in 1660 and subsequently began to rebuild the home the old manor house of his ancestors, probably to his own designs:

Of all the great houses built in Charles II’s reign, Sudbury Hall is one of the most idiosyncratic: a marriage of [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on May 25th 2011

… and you took me in.
This is a window from All Saints Church that can be found within the grounds of Sudbury Hall.  A plaque in front of the window gives the following information:

When war was declared in 1939, Manchester like many other cities moved fast to protect its young; living in and near to [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on May 21st 2011

About a month ago my BT connection failed.  I was alerted to the fact by my brother who said he had been ringing for hours and no one had picked up the phone.  Firstly, it should only ring 4 times because the answer machine is always on and secondly the phone hadn’t rung because I [...]

14 Comments CherryPie on Apr 19th 2010

Last week was a bit hectic because I had to fit so many things into the time I had available, especially because I had visitors stopping this weekend and I needed to prepare for them too.
Friday and the time of the visitors arrival finally arrived but there was no sign of the visitors…  The evening [...]

17 Comments CherryPie on Apr 18th 2010